Rockefeller, the adorable little female Saw-whet owl that hitch-hiked her way to New York City's Rockefeller Center is back where she belongs.

The owl was tucked away in the branches of the West Oneonta, New York tree that was donated and transported to New York City for the Rockefeller Christmas tree this year.

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Rockefeller has been recuperating at Ravensbeard Wildlife Center in Saugerties, New York after being discovered in the tree once it reached Rockefeller Center. The owl had been without food and water for three days before being discovered.

Ravensbeard Wildlife Center released video footage of the owl, nicknamed Rocky, getting released back into the wild. The exact location has not been released but it is near the Saugerties-based sanctuary, which is in keeping with the owl's migration pattern, heading south. Check out the release below.

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